Mngt 367 Ch 17 MC answers only

Mngt 367 Ch 17 MC answers only - Chapter 17 1 Estimated...

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Chapter 17 1. Estimated union membership in the U.S. is roughly ____ of the private sector workforce. a. under 10% 2. The newly-formed Change to Win Federation is targeting all of the following for unionization attempts EXCEPT c. public sector workers. 3. A union is a formal association of workers that promotes the interests of its members through b. collective action. 4. In the U.S., the primary determining factor in whether employees unionize is a. the management of the organization. 5. All of the following factors will make a union look desirable to employees EXCEPT d. lack of promotion opportunities. 6. Which of the following statements is TRUE? c. Unions sometimes result in higher productivity. 7. If Human Resources has only limited involvement with labor relations in the organization, ____ takes on most of the re- sponsibility. c. operating managers 8. In the U.S., all of the following are factors leading to unionization EXCEPT d. political convictions. 9. Which of the following is a SIMILARITY between European unions and U.S. unions? b. Unions must consider how to deal with employers that operate in multiple countries. 10. Among the countries listed, the country with the smallest percentage of its workforce unionized is c. the U.S. 11. In ____ unions are closely tied to national politics and national strikes to protest government policies occur frequently. c. France 12. The ILO (International Labour Organization) has become more active in recent years because a. unions are dealing with multi-national firms. 13. The practice of having union representatives on the company’s board of directors is called c. co-determination. 14. Unions in the United States focus primarily on c. economic issues. 15. Which of the following statements is TRUE? b. In other countries, national unions bargain with the government or with employer
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groups. 16. What is the U.S. union community’s relationship with the ILO International Labour Organization) and the UIN (Union In- ternational Network)? b. U.S. unions are very active in the ILO and UIN. 17. The decline in union membership has been attributed to all of the following factors EXCEPT b. backlash against union militancy. 18. All of the following are reasons for the decline in union membership in the U.S. EXCEPT d. unions’ lack of success in passing worker-friendly legislation. 19. Union membership in the private sector is concentrated in all of the following industries EXCEPT d. agriculture. 20. How has the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) affected U.S. unions? c. Unionized U.S. firms have moved their operations to Mexico, thus reducing union employment in the U.S. 21. The most highly unionized part of the U.S. workforce is the a. public sector. 22.
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Mngt 367 Ch 17 MC answers only - Chapter 17 1 Estimated...

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